South American World Cup qualifying: Brazil on brink after Uruguay win, Argentina beat Peru

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Raphinha (far left) scored twice in Brazil's three-game series.

Raphinha, a Leeds United winger, scored his first goals for Brazil in a 4-1 victory over Uruguay.

Between Neymar's opening goal and Gabriel's late strike (which followed Luis Suarez’s consolation), his two goals were scored.

Brazil leads South American qualifying by six points over second-placed Argentina who defeated Peru 1-0.

Raphinha, 24, said that this was his first attempt at Brazil.

It's so satisfying to score. It will be difficult to forget about this night.

Lautaro Martinez, Inter Milan's striker, scored the sole goal in Argentina's win. Ben Brereton Diaz, Blackburn Rovers, scored another goal as Chile swept past Venezuela 3-0.

BreretonDiaz scored twice in the international break, and three times in eight matches after making his debut for his country in May.

Bolivia defeated Paraguay by 4-0 at high elevation, while third-placed Colombia and Ecuador drew 1-1.